PLASBLAK® PE PLASBLAK® PE2813 2813
HIGH PURITY BLACK MASTERBATCH FOR FOOD HIGH PURITY BLACK MASTERBATCH FOR FOOD , ,, , COSMETIC AND PHARMACEUTICAL COSMETIC AND PHARMACEUTICAL
PLASBLAK® PE2813 is the first European manufactured black masterbatch , based on a furnace
process carbon black, to fully comply with the Food , Drug and Cosmetic Act (Food and Drug
Administration 21 CFR Part 178 Section 178.3297 Colorants for Polymers) and all
applicable food additive regulations for colouring single -use food packaging. It also
complies with European food contact regulations .
PLASBLAK® PE2813 provides a superior alternative to imported , gas-fired channel black
based masterbatches that previously were the only products to meet FDA regulations for
use in these applications. Not only does PLASBLAK® PE2813 meet FDA regulations, but it
surpasses channel black based masterbatches in colour , dispersion quality and
PLASBLAK® PE2813 is designed for food packaging applications where compliance with the
Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act is essential . PLASBLAK® PE2813 will also provide the level of
jetness and blue undertone expected in good quality plastic packaging together with
excellent dispersion characterictics .
PLASBLAK® PE2813 is recommended for use in pharmaceutical applications where compliance
with the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act is also required .
Note that PLASBLAK® PE2813 is not recommended in film applications
This product is suitable for use in a wide range of plastics that come into contact with
food . For more details regarding the food contact compliance in various European
countries, please refer to the relevant Food Contact Statement that you can obtain
through your usual Cabot representative .
METHOD OF ADDITION METHOD OF ADDITION & && & ADDITION RATE
PLASBLAK® PE2813 is designed for ease of dilution and homogeneous mixing and is therefore
suitable for direct addition using automatic dosing units or by pre -blending. Typical
addition rate will be 2% to 8% depending on the thickness, required colouration and
required opacity. The addition rate should not exceed 10% in line with the maximum levels
of carbon black permitted according to the FDA Code of Federal Regulations and other